News and Updates

Mar 28 2017

Is the Sun Shining on Your Board Meetings?

Ohio's Sunshine Law has very specific parameters that charter school boards must follow both in their meetings and in the documents related to their work. Buckeye Charter School Board, Inc. (BCSB) has created a new Sunshine Law book for 2017 and it is now available on their Resource page on their NE...
Mar 23 2017

School Choice Rally at the Ohio Statehouse

It's almost that time... Every year, National Charter Schools Week gives us the chance to raise awareness about our amazing schools. Whether it’s highlighting the academic successes of our students or the strong parental demand for more schools, we have a lot to celebrate and share. We're excited fo...
Jan 11 2017

OCCS Partners with The Toledo Walleye on Street Hockey Program

Ohio Council of Community Schools and the Toledo Walleye will launch the Walleye Street Hockey program beginning in January 2017. The street hockey program gives kids in our Toledo schools the opportunity to learn the basic skills of hockey played in the gymnasium or on the playground, while rewardi...
Jan 03 2017

Ohio Department of Education Launches New Mobile App

There have been some cool new things happening with social media and technology at the Ohio Department of Education. Ohio families can now get the latest education news, search for schools in their neighborhoods and look at their schools’ report cards right from their smartphones, using the new mobi...
Dec 14 2016

Stop Winter Brain Freeze!

Are you worried your children won’t be exercising their brains over winter break? Well, we have a solution for you! The ThinkStretch BrainFreeze packets help keep kids engaged with reading, writing, math, and science fun. You can download packets for K-5th grade for absolutely FREE, right now! Click...